They pleaded to the military Sunday to help them return to the hospital to retrieve ventilators, anesthesia machines and other equipment for their patients. Victor Merjuar, 94.
Roderick Teodoro, 77. Meanwhile, Maute Group attacks on the smaller Lanao del Sur town of Butig last year seemed, in hindsight, a dress rehearsal for Marawi. Lladones, who was injured, miraculously survived the explosion that tore a huge hole on the house wall in the second floor.
President Aquino, meantime, is still in Zamboanga overseeing government efforts to quell the violence. But a 1951 mutual defense treaty allows the two governments to come to the aid of each other, and more recent agreements have seen American military personnel acting as advisers to Philippine forces, especially in Mindanao and the adjacent Sulu archipelago, both hotbeds of insurgency.
From the Philippine News Agency Oct 11: Vicente Balaoro, 108. As a student I can help rebuild the nation by donating goods, food, clothes and money to them. Mindanao Examiner A powerful explosion destroyed a parked car in downtown Zamboanga in southern Philippines. Habier Malik interview.
From InterAksyon Sep 15: Posted by Retired Analyst at 11: MNLF rebels under. Incredible odds One of the thoughts that had been burning in my mind in the past days was the seeming indifference of the MNLF fighters to the incredible odds stacked against them.
Let us not speculate and push further this divide as this will not help in solving the current situation of this city. This batch of trainees was attended by 46 Participants from the different provinces in the proposed Bangsamoro Regions while the first batch was attended by 42 participants held last September 16 — 19, 2013 at the same Venue.
Day 9: Mayor Maria Isabelle Salazar previously said more than 200 civilians have been taken captive by rebel forces, but police said only 85 people are actually being held hostage. Latest Topics. On June 9, a U. One teenage hostage said he was freed by his captors who took pity on him.